India 1959 Reel 10 of 31

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:52
Film ID F16-0159
Film Description Reel 10 of 31
Unedited travelogue
Southern India


Reel 10 of 31
Unedited travelogue
Southern India

Cat. Reel 159 1959: Reel 10: India. Southern India. (Possibly Tamil Nadu)

Old temple.
Fortress. Wall (ws).
Women in red, prostrate to Pattini, a goddess who assists with smallpox prevention.
Drums being played. A baby.
Stone at shrine.
Offerings to Pattini.
Monkeys or lemurs on road (ws).
Street scene.
Weaving on wooden loom.
Hand woven Quran scripture.
Weaving using metal thread;"Chanderi".(cu of weaver's hands, underex.)
Weaving: automatic machine, (underexposed).
Weaver: 70 years old. (cu).
Weaving (mws).
Cutting tobacco leaves for cigarettes (Bikri?)
Making cigarettes.
Small bird on wicker basket.
Man smoking cigarette (cu).
Street signs.
Men in conversation in street.
Bathing in canal near temple.
Huts in country village: note construction (cu). Village scenes.
Men on elephants.
Merchant's stall: bronze vessels.
A fair: Ferris wheel, merry-go-round, candy on a stick
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Ferris wheel, Hindu temples, Sari weaving, Loom weaving, Weaving

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